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Preschool Site Coordinator - Gateway Child Development Center

Peninsula Family YMCA
Full time
Competency level: 
Team Leader
Reports to: 
ECE Executive
Salary range: 

Careers with a Cause

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively influences the lives of people and communities. As the nation's leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of San Francisco offers more than just a job--we offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community. At the Y, you can discover your passion and a lifelong career helping to solve some of the nation's most pressing social issues.

About the Job

The YMCA of San Francisco is seeking a Preschool Site Coordinator for Gateway Child Development Center - 559 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080

The YMCA Preschool Site Coordinator works directly with the Child Development Director to administer a safe and nurturing environment that is developmentally appropriate for children ages 3 months-6 years old and works to achieve successful program service delivery to the YMCA Preschool constituency. The Site Coordinator assists the Child Development Director in establishing classroom policies and procedures for children’s development and safety and is responsible for ensuring that the center meets the State of California Community Care Licensing requirements. This position will act as the Department Head in the absence of the Child Development Director and will work closely with parents and staff to identify and develop programs and activities in accordance with the YMCA of San Francisco Child Care Programming goals and objectives. The Site Coordinator will delegate appropriate responsibilities as needed for successful day to day, and step directly into classroom duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 21 years or older
  • BA Degree in ECE or related field
  • Site Supervisor Permit from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
  • Available full-time Monday-Friday; 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week (ECE is a year-round program)
  • 2 years' experience of in a supervisory role
  • Experience working with toddlers and preschool aged children
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
  • CPR and First Aid certified (may certify upon hire)
  • Fingerprint background check clearance with Community Care Licensing
  • Submit proof of immunizations, health screening, TB test clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual skills in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or other language
  • CCTC Program Director permit qualified
  • Experience working for the YMCA or in YMCA Preschools
  • Knowledge of NAEYC, PITC, Anti-Bias Curriculum, Emergent Curriculum and Reggio Emilia







All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees